antiarmour

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antiarmour

(ˌæntɪˈɑːmə) or

antiarmor

adj
(Military) designed or equipped to combat armoured vehicles
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These techniques must address fighting against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear substances; conventional fires; and antiarmor systems.
The AGM-114, known as a helicopter-fired (or Hellfire) missile, is a small payload missile originally designed as an antiarmor weapon to be launched from attack helicopters in a conventional land war.
As such, Infantrymen must play a vital role in defeating armor threats through the effective employment of antiarmor capabilities.
For example, Grygiel and Mitchell argued that eastern members could be provided with antiarmor weapons and precision-guided rockets.
* Military equipment: ISIL has attained large amounts of assault rifles, machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades, surface-to-air missiles, other antiarmor weapons, artillery, tanks, light vehicles, armored personnel carriers, antiaircraft weaponry, and various other rocket-launcher systems.
The military also seized significant stockpiles of weaponry (including firearms, explosives, and antiarmor rockets).
Uploaded with a mix of general-purpose (GBU-32 JDAMs) and antiarmor (CBU-97) munitions, the F-40s orbited in unthreatened airspace 10 miles off the coast.
To further complicate things, the military also has its own unique and sometimes unfamiliar radiation sources, such as nuclear weapons and depleted uranium which, because of its unique metallurgic properties, makes it both an ideal antiarmor munition and armor plating.
Reed served as commander of the Fire Support Armaments Center (a major Army research, development, and engineering laboratory); deputy commander of VII Corps Artillery; program manager and assistant director for weapons technology at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (where he was responsible for the Assault Breaker and Tank Breaker Weapon Demonstration Programs, which were subsequently fielded as the Army Tactical Missile System and the Javelin Medium Antiarmor Weapon System, respectively); Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Programs at the Army Materiel Command; and commander of a field artillery battalion and a field artillery battery.
tax-payers--through international institutions like the IMF and Word Bank, in part--to foot the bill for "large-scale, comprehensive reconstruction" in war-torn Georgia, and "any assistance plan must also include the rebuilding of Georgia's security forces." Lest there be any doubt, that means "the Georgian military should be given the antiaircraft and antiarmor systems necessary to deter any renewed Russian aggression" in order to "make clear we will not allow the Russians to forcibly redraw the boundaries of sovereign nations."
Rebuilding Georgia's security forces is part of it with heavy emphasis on "antiaircraft and antiarmor systems necessary to deter any renewed Russian aggression." Both senators want a "reinvigorated NATO" meaning an enlarged one and more heavily armed.